Senior Columns

Senior Column: Setting the table

Wax drips onto the green, checkered tablecloth. The light from the candles can’t compete with the overhead chandelier, but my father insists on having them nonetheless. I estimate that my family has...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: A bittersweet goodbye

Writing this column is hard. What I want more than anything is to come here and positively reflect on the organization that I have dedicated the past two years of my life...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: The decibels of journalism

In one of my first in-person classes after COVID-19, the guy sitting next to me asked if I’d share my notes with him. Seeing as this was his first time attending class...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: My 36th Column

My entire time at Binghamton University has been spent writing, editing and buying food for Pipe Dream. The people in this organization are one of the main reasons I’ll be walking the...


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That's a wrap

Without a doubt, these past four years have taught me extraordinary lessons about the importance of stepping out of my comfort zone. Like many other students seeking a career in media, developing...


Senior Columns

Finding community

Here it is — my senior column, four months late. When I first moved to Binghamton to start school at Binghamton University, I was constantly homesick. I missed the excitement of the...


Senior Columns

An eye for an eye

After seven semesters of regretting my admission to Binghamton University, it’s hard to glorify any part of this city. Very rarely does the average student see a day without either a thunderstorm...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: Finding my own path

My parents met at Binghamton University. When I was in high school, they would tell me stories from their time at the University — going on late-night walks through the College-in-the-Woods living...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: Say hi to everyone

I do this thing every day where I say hi to a random person. It’s not just one person a day. I usually try to say hello to as many people as...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: Wandering into a real goodbye

I’ve always been terrible at goodbyes. It’s easier to just slip out and leave. Maybe that’s what drew me to Pipe Dream. I liked journalism — sure — but it was also...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: A constant is all you need

I’m a chronic deadline-misser. The night before my first final paper was due, I’d only finished half of it. I’m reluctant to start anything that isn’t easy or quick because I know...


Senior Columns

Senior Column: My first Pipe Dream article

I have always had a hard time saying goodbye. I get caught up in everything I should have done, said and experienced. I struggled a lot with the thought of graduating —...


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Senior Column: Begin right where you are

The moment my senior year began, I felt like I was running out of time. All around me, I was surrounded by people who were both excited to start adulthood and satisfied...


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Senior Column: Embrace the change

When I got to Binghamton University, I thought I had my whole life planned out. I had dreamed of being a nurse since I was a freshman in high school. That is,...